Google Photos & Watermarked Photos

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Google’s John Mueller was requested whether it is unhealthy to watermark your photographs when it comes to website positioning. Would Google not rank watermarked photographs as extremely in Google Picture search as it might non-watermarked photographs.

John responded on Twitter saying “I do not know if excessively watermarked can be thought-about that top high quality, however typically, for Google Photos, photographs are photographs. Our greatest practices for photographs are at if you happen to’re curious.”

I imply, if I seek for some photographs in Google search, Google does present me watermarked choices to take a look at and finally click on via to purchase if I would like it:

John later added “I see a number of photographs with watermarks in Google Photos. I would primarily contemplate what you are making an attempt to attain with the photographs; how would customers search visually in your content material? or is the picture the content material? I would not blindly attempt to power photographs to the index for sake of indexing.”

I would suspect a top quality picture, with out watermarks throughout it, would rank higher than one with out watermarks throughout it. Just because it’s simpler for Google to grasp the picture with out the watermarks on them than one with watermarks throughout them.

Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.

Word: This story was pre-written earlier than the Sukkot vacation. I’m currently offline for the holiday and unable to answer feedback on this web site, social, media or different platforms.


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